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Health and safety audit
A health and safety audit commissioned by McGill found many areas where we can improve our practices. Change is already underway.
CFI results announced
The most recent round of CFI funding announcements brought $13 million to McGill, allowing professors to purchase high-tech equipment for biological and materials research.
Dishing up a storm
McGill plans to pick a food service contractor for its campus cafeterias. How will this affect quality and service? Students and staff voice their concerns, as does administration.
Improving dental health for the poor
Dental health can be tied to income, and that has a real effect on Montreal's poor when dental treatment can easily cost hundreds of dollars. This worries dentistry professor Christophe Bedos, who cut his teeth in public health dentistry in Burkina Faso and Cameroon.
Intertwining religion and
A new interdisciplinary undergraduate program that blends philosophy and religion will allow students to explore the long history of the interaction between Greek philosophy and Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
It's become known as the transgendered toilet, but the goal of a barrier free washroom in the student centre is to allow access to anyone, whether they have disabilities, small children or non-traditional gender identities.
Philosophy and physics
At 84 Mario Bunge recently published a paper on quantum mechanics — just to see if he still could. The philosopher and physicist's worldview is formed both by his academic passions and by his upbringing in Argentina.
Curators from McGill museums share their favourite items from their collections — and what a collection of curiosities they've unearthed.
Steven Epstein might have to invest in a bigger mantelpiece — the music professor recently won his 11th Grammy. The New York-based producer works with luminaries like Yo Yo Ma, but teaching at McGill is worth the commute.